Sara's Fave Photos Blog

Check out my new book, Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory. And welcome to Sara's Fave Photos Blog at Love That Image. My goal is to take a photo that is as compelling and beautiful as in real life, with no or minimal Photoshop work. You may copy a photo but link to lovethatimage.com. Thank you for your thoughtful comments, and thanks for visiting.

Published Sunday, September 9, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Burien dancers

I don’t know who these dancers were or why they were floating down the main drag of Old Town Burien in hats like flowers, but there they were the other evening. They were starting to attract a following, too.

Looking like flowers, a group of dancers wafted beautifully down 152nd St. in Burien, WA.

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Published Friday, September 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cherry tomatoes

They are so sweet!

Red and orange cherry tomatoes, with their starry little green caps

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Published Thursday, September 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink mums

Chrysanthemums are waiting, getting ready! I love the promise of all the buds.

Magenta pink mums, and lots of buds

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Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Chicks for sale

Was in a new-to-me Wilco/True Value store in Bremerton, WA. I enjoyed the shopping experience very much, plus they had baby chicks. #iamsofluffy

Baby chicks under a heat lamp. Cheep-cheep!

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Published Saturday, September 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Forest scene

Last week went camping in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, not too far from Mt. Rainier. This was the view from our campsite one morning.

Sunlight through evergreens at a Washington State campsite

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Published Friday, August 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses

In a friend’s garden last week:

Apricot roses (‘Just Joey’), with the buds showing pink

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Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Haze reflected in pool

Some friends have a truly spectacular backyard. Their flowers are extraordinary, and that’s just the one border. But even at that special place, several smoky days ago, the hazy air was an unwelcome visitor.

Haze from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest

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Published Sunday, August 26, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Big Creek

We went camping. Even though the air was hazy with wildfire smoke, it was still beautiful out there.

Scenic view of Big Creek in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, near Mt. Rainier

Here’s a short video of the scene, from this view to the left:

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Published Saturday, August 18, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red sun

The air was awful in Seattle this week, due to wildfires in British Columbia and in Washington. This was the worst I’ve ever seen or felt it.

Red sun in a very smoky sky at the Cove in Normandy Park, WA

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Published Tuesday, August 14, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pigtail anthurium

Here’s a tropical plant you don’t see that much, courtesy the fabulous collection at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, WA.

Red pigtail anthuriums. So curly!

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Published Monday, August 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Alstroemeria bouquet

A friend gave me a magnificent bouquet of Peruvian lilies, or alstroemeria. Each flower was at least 2″ or even 3″ wide (5-8 cm). I’ve never seen such an array of rainbow colors in this flower. See a close up in this post below.

Almost perfect cut flower (sadly no fragrance), Peruvian lilies make such a fine bouquet

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Published Saturday, August 11, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peruvian lily macro

Someone gave me a truly marvelous bouquet of alstroemeria, or Peruvian lily. I have no idea where she got such magnificent ones. This image is a real fave of mine, straight out of the camera…See above for a photo of the whole bouquet.

Translucent petals and a rainbow of colors in this alstroemeria bouquet

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